OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

Director, Product Management, Video at OpenX Technologies Inc.

As Director, Product Management, Video at OpenX, you will be responsible for leading and driving product development and defining the roadmap for the digital video ad platform. The video ad market is a high priority project for the company with high visibility. This role requires a solid understanding of the competitive landscape and customer needs; as well as intimate understanding of how OpenX products work at the feature level across multiple platforms. You will work cross functionally across the business while collaborating with multiple engineering teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the video product team by setting both the vision and strategy, creating the roadmap and evangelizing the next generation of the video ad platform
  • Drive feature prioritization and product requirements
  • Evaluate opportunities, developing products and features based on market feedback and data analysis
  • Ensure product vision is aligned with that of the company at large by regularly collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactively provide customer and business context to engineering team

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years product management experience including 2+ years in video advertising at product management lead level
  • 2+ years of team management experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in computer science or engineering); MBA strongly preferred
  • Strong technical problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Fluency in an Agile development environment preferred

Desired Characteristics 

  • The ideal candidate is a passionate video ad tech product leader, who is both detail oriented and customer oriented with experience building workflow solutions and complex, highly integrated software solutions
  • Possess a high level of intellect and creativity
  • Expresses complex concepts clearly and communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Highly accountable; takes ownership and drives sense of urgency
  • A product evangelist, who is able to inspire and drive consensus
  • Impeccable work ethic, humble but confident
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; able to build strong relationships across functions

Company at a Glance

OpenX exists to help publishers grow their businesses by monetizing great content. We do this by creating highly efficient, high quality programmatic advertising marketplaces that deliver optimal value to all buyers and sellers of digital advertising.

Today, OpenX operates one of the largest, most efficient and highest quality programmatic markets in the world. Our unified system also encompasses a complete supply side platform that optimizes revenue across network and real-time bidding (RTB) demand, and a comprehensive ad server.

At OpenX we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale programmatic ad marketplaces. We are constantly looking for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

We are one

Our customers define us

OpenX is mine

We are an open book

We evolve fast

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The many perks of working at OpenX include endless snacks, drinks and coffee! In-office massages, weekly-chiropractic sessions, catered lunches three times a week, the ability to customize your desk (choose from a sitting desk or a ergonomic desk) and full access to a game room with the latest gaming consoles (Xbox, PlayStation, Wii), a pool table, a foosball table and ping-pong table. Employees also enjoy an outdoor patio that converts into a basketball court. You can regularly catch employees experimenting with new ways to travel around the office — OpenX is both skateboard and scooter friendly. At OpenX, we’re all about building a team and having a great time while doing it. Between hula-hoop contests, monthly mixers and game room tournaments, there’s never a dull moment in the office. And when an OpenX employee has to get down to business, the office is equipped with “quiet pods” for those looking for a silent space in which to focus.
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When you think about it, an office is a home away from home for many people. It is important to OpenX that employees feel comfortable in their work environment and also inspired. The layout of our headquarters promotes collaboration, the design inspires the OpenX team to think beyond ordinary boundaries, and the overall space reflects the OpenX culture. If we can turn an ordinary wall into a Redwood Forest or a faux climbing wall, each member of the OpenX team can do anything they set their mind to.
Perks & Benefits
Benefits begin on first day of employment
Time Away Program lets you take time away, whenever you need it
Paid holidays include 4-day weekends for President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving

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